Created: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 03:06:00 CST
Updated: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 03:07:18 CST
Lois Ann Schuster, 80, of Grand Island died Monday, September 23, 2013 at Saint Francis Medical Center with her family at her side.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Leo’s Catholic Church. Reverend Charles L. Torpey will be the celebrant. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at All Faiths Funeral Home with a Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. also at the funeral home.
Lois was born September 9, 1933 in Tecumseh, NE to Raymond and Lucille (Ullsperger) Hupka.
Survivors of the immediate family include her husband Eugene; daughter and son-in-law, Fae and Todd Morgan of Grand Island; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Diana Schuster of North Platte; two sons, Bruce Schuster and Bryan Schuster of Grand Island; and brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Mary Hupka of Punta Gorda, FL.
Those also left to cherish her memory include six grandchildren, Scott, Alisa, Tifanie, Jamie, Lauren and Shayla and five great grandchildren, Noah, Kili, Shelley, Jordan and Payton.
Lois is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ralph Hupka.
Lois was raised in Tecumseh. She attended grade school in St. Mary, NE and high school in Tecumseh. She was united in marriage to Eugene Schuster on October 28, 1952 in Tecumseh.
Her husband served in the Navy from 1951 to 1955 and upon his discharge the couple moved to Hampton, NE and farmed. They moved to Grand Island in 1957, where Lois was employed by Dunn’s Drug Store and made a home for her family. She was also a scout leader for many years when her boys were young. >From 1971 to 1979 Lois and Eugene owned and operated the Village Inn Pancake House. She then worked for Barbeiro’s Cheese House and the Incredible Bulk Candy Store.
Lois enjoyed spending time with her family and her grandchildren. She also enjoyed baking, working in the yard, gardening, and playing cards and was a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church. She will be deeply missed and our memories of her will be forever cherished.
A memorial fund will be established in memory of Lois.